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(Counter) Productive Practices for Using Student Thinking

Keith Leatham and Blake Peterson recently published an article titled “(Counter) Productive Practices for Using Student Thinking” in the Mathematics Teacher: Teaching and Learning. Keith has answered a few questions about this article below:

Who were your co-authors on this article?
Van Zoest, Laura R.; Stockero, Shari L.; Peterson, Blake E.; and Leatham, Keith R

Who would you say is the target audience for this article?
Practicing K-12 mathematics teachers

What is the big problem you hoped to address with this article?
some “go-to” teacher practices work well in some situations but can actually be counterproductive in others

What are some of the main ideas you hope your audience will take from this article?
check out Table 1 on p. 250